the superbowl. game would be played at the new stadium in santa clara. seems like san francisco would still get much of the glory here. story tonight from carolyn tyler. >>reporter: santa clara is building the stadium. but looks like san francisco is running the show when it comes to trying to persuade the nfl to award a superbowl. in 2016 or 17. >> would he like to make this superbowl possibility very, very unique for the city but i'm going to kind of restrain from all the ideas right now because we have to get the nod from the nfl first. >>reporter: just lick the team itself, san francisco will be competing against other nfl franchises. because the league like shiney new stadium and point up millions to santa clara 1.2 billion dollar facility, this venue might be on the short list. as the host city san francisco hotels, restaurants and tourist hot spots would be filled.